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The Crimson Rooms - Katharine McMahon
The Crimson Rooms
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780399156229 (0399156224)
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Amy Reads Books
Amy Reads Books rated it
2.0 Crimson Rooms
I resorted to a Random Number Generator to pick what to read next. And it pulled out this books number.The blurb sounded pretty promising, but I soon as I started it, alarm bells started ringing. I couldn't connect to Evelyn, the protaganist; Meredith was portrayed as manipulative & horrible in a to...
carey rated it
This was a lot better than I expected. I particularly enjoyed the descriptions of life as one of England's first female lawyers in the twenties and the fact that the First World War may have been over but the ramifications for all sectors of society were still very much alive. I was also pleased tha...
KarenV rated it
4.5 stars. This was a compelling read, part murder mystery, part social commentary on the effects of WWI on the soldiers and their families and the difficulties women were facing in order to enter some of the male-dominated professions like the law. It was a touch long-drawn-out in a couple of pla...
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5.0 Women Between The Wars
Set in 1924, The Crimson Rooms is the story of Evelyn, a pioneering young woman determined to make a career for herself as a lawyer at a time when the legal profession is an overwhelmingly male preserve. (In fact the first women solicitors began work in 1922, as Katahrine Macmahon helpfully informs ...
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